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CardMinder
User’s Guide
TM
Introduction
CardMinder is an application that scans your cards with an image scanner and converts them
into the address database.
This manual provides an overview and describes the windows and functions of CardMinder.
Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Excel and Outlook are products of Microsoft Corporation in the United States.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, and Adobe Reader are registered trademarks of
Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Intel, Intel Core, and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the
United States and other countries.
ACT! is a trademark of Sage Software, Inc.
GoldMine is a registered trademark of FrontRange Solutions USA Inc.
ScanSnap and the ScanSnap logo are registered trademarks of PFU LIMITED.
Other company names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
the respective companies.
Manufacturer
PFU LIMITED
International Sales Dept., Imaging Business Division, Products Group Solid Square East
Tower, 580 Horikawa-cho, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 212-8563, Japan
Phone: (81)(44) 540-4538
All Rights Reserved, Copyright © PFU LIMITED 2008.
Multilingual OCR by I.R.I.S.(Image Recognition Integrated Systems)
1997 Copyright by I.R.I.S., All rights reserved
The Proximity / Merriam Webster Linguibase
Copyright 1984 All rights reserved
Proximity Technology Inc.
Copyright 1984 All rights reserved
Merriam Webster Inc.
The Proximity / Merriam Webster Linguibase
Copyright 1984 All rights reserved
Proximity Technology Inc.
Copyright 1984 All rights reserved
Williams Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.
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Introduction
Use in High-Safety Applications
This product has been designed and manufactured on the assumption that it will be used in
office, personal, domestic, regular industrial, and general-purpose applications.
It has not been designed and manufactured for use in applications (simply called "highsafety applications" from here on) that directly involve danger to life and health when a high
degree of safety is required, for example, in the control of nuclear reactions at nuclear power
facilities, automatic flight control of aircraft, air traffic control, operation control in masstransport systems, medical equipment for sustaining life, and missile firing control in
weapons systems, and when provisionally the safety in question is not ensured.
The user should use this product with adopting measures for ensuring safety in such highsafety applications. PFU LIMITED assumes no liability whatsoever for damages arising from
use of this product by the user in high-safety applications, and for any claims or
compensation for damages by the user or a third party.
Manuals
When using CardMinder, read the following manuals as required.
Manual
Description
Reference Method
ScanSnap
Getting Started
Read this manual for how to install and
connect the ScanSnap.
Contained in the product packaging.
ScanSnap
Operator's Guide
Read this manual for details about ScanSnap basic operations, how to perform a
scan and configure scanning settings,
troubleshooting, and ScanSnap daily
care.
Select the [Start] menu→[All
Programs]→[ScanSnap Manager]→[ScanSnap Operator's
Guide].
CardMinder
User's Guide
(this manual)
Read this manual when using CardMinder for the first time, or when details
about CardMinder features, windows,
operating environment, and functions
are required.
Select the [Start] menu→[All
Programs]→ [CardMinder]→
[Manual].
CardMinder Help
Use CardMinder Help when questions
or problems regarding operations (e.g.
when setting items) arise.
This provides an explanation of every
operation, window, and message.
For how to start up the Help,
refer to "Appendix A Starting Up
Help" (page 35).
CardMinder Mobile
Viewer Help
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Introduction
■ About This Manual
Structure of This Manual
This manual consists of the following:
Chapter 1 What Is CardMinder?
This chapter provides an introduction and overview of the CardMinder features
and system requirements, and describes how to start up and close CardMinder.
Chapter 2 Operation Windows
This chapter describes details of windows for operating CardMinder.
Chapter 3 Function List
This chapter describes the various functions that can be used in CardMinder.
Chapter 4 User Authority
This chapter describes user authority to use CardMinder.
Appendix A Starting Up Help
This appendix describes how to start up Help when using CardMinder.
Appendix B Installing/Uninstalling
This appendix describes how to install and uninstall CardMinder.
It is recommended to read from Chapter 1 to Chapter 4 in order before using
CardMinder.
Symbols Used in This Manual
This manual uses the following symbols with explanations besides warning labels.
Symbol
Description
This symbol alerts operators to particularly important information.
Be sure to read this information.
This symbol alerts operators to helpful advice regarding operation.
Description of Consecutive Operations
For descriptions of operations in this manual, consecutive operations are linked with a
"→".
Example: Select the [Start] menu→[Computer].
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Introduction
Screen Examples in This Manual
Screenshots in this manual are used according to guidelines provided by Microsoft
Corporation.
The screen examples in this manual are subject to change without notice in the interest
of product improvement.
All the screenshots in this manual were taken from Windows Vista.
Depending on the operating system, the actual screen may differ from the screen
examples shown in this manual. In this case, operate by following the actual screen
displayed.
Abbreviations Used in This Manual
The following abbreviated terms used in this manual are described.
Windows Vista
: Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Basic operating system, English version
Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium operating system, English version
Microsoft® Windows Vista® Business operating system, English version
Microsoft® Windows Vista® Enterprise operating system, English version
Microsoft® Windows Vista® Ultimate operating system, English version
Windows XP
: Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional operating system, English version
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition operating system, English version
Windows 2000
: Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional operating system, English version
Windows
: Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
Microsoft Office
: Microsoft® Office
Excel
: Microsoft® Office Excel
Internet Explorer
:
Microsoft® Internet Explorer®
Windows® Internet Explorer®
Windows Mail
: Windows® Mail
Outlook
: Microsoft® Office Outlook®
ACT!
: ACT!™
GoldMine
: GoldMine®
Outlook Express
: Microsoft® Outlook Express
ScanSnap
: Color Image Scanner ScanSnap
CardMinder
: CardMinder™ application for ScanSnap
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Contents
Introduction ................................................................................... 2
■About This Manual ........................................................................ 4
Chapter 1
What Is CardMinder? ............................................. 8
1.1
Outline .......................................................................................... 9
1.2
Features ..................................................................................... 10
1.3
System Requirements .............................................................. 11
1.4
Starting Up and Closing ........................................................... 13
■CardMinder ........................................................................................... 13
■CardMinder Viewer ............................................................................... 14
■CardMinder Mobile Viewer .................................................................... 15
Chapter 2
Operation Windows.............................................. 17
2.1
CardMinder Window ................................................................. 18
2.2
CardMinder Viewer Window ..................................................... 26
2.3
CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window ........................................ 28
Chapter 3
Function List.......................................................... 30
■Scanning Cards..................................................................................... 31
■Recognizing Cards................................................................................ 31
■Editing Card Data.................................................................................. 31
■Managing Card Data ............................................................................. 31
■Searching Card Data............................................................................. 32
■Card Data Handling............................................................................... 32
■Editing Card Images.............................................................................. 32
■Managing the CardMinder Database .................................................... 33
■Window Operations ............................................................................... 33
■Changing the Settings........................................................................... 33
■Online Update ....................................................................................... 33
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Contents
Chapter 4
User Authority ...................................................... 34
Appendix A Starting Up Help .................................................... 35
■CardMinder Help ................................................................................... 35
■CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help ........................................................... 36
Appendix B Installing/Uninstalling ........................................... 37
■Installing ................................................................................................ 37
■Uninstalling............................................................................................ 37
Index............................................................................................. 38
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Chapter 1
What Is CardMinder?
This chapter provides an introduction and overview of the CardMinder features and system
requirements, and describes how to start up and close CardMinder.
1.1
Outline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
1.2
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
1.3
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
1.4
Starting Up and Closing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
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1.1 Outline
1.1 Outline
CardMinder software manages card information using an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) engine.
CardMinder efficiently digitalizes a number of cards at once, helps to search the collected card
data swiftly, and creates a database of the clients' information effectively.
An OCR (Optical Character Recognition) engine can be used, and recognized data can be
shared with a PIM (Personal Information Manager).
Also provided are, CardMinder Viewer, which enables cards to be quickly searched from other
applications, and CardMinder Mobile Viewer, which enables scanned card data to be viewed
on other computers not installed with CardMinder.
Card
Scan using the scanner
CardMinder window
Recognized data
PIM window
(Example: Windows Mail)
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1.2 Features
1.2 Features
CardMinder contains the following features:
• Scan one side or both sides of cards, at just one touch of the button on the scanner
(ScanSnap).
• Recognize characters on cards, and automatically convert them into database
records.
Keywords that can be created are as follows:
− Full Name
− Company
− Department
− Job Title
− ZIP/Postal Codes
− Address
− Location/Region
− Phone Number
− Fax Number
− Mobile Phone
− E-mail
− Website Address
− Save Date
• Manage memos written on cards along with card data.
• Using PIM, applications to which card data can be exported are as follows:
− Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007
− Outlook Express 6.0
− ACT! Version 6.0, 9.0, 10.0
− GoldMine Version 6.0
− Windows Mail (in Windows Vista)
− Excel (when the CSV format is used)
• Search for card data quickly by Full Name or Company.
• Launch e-mail software and send an e-mail to the e-mail address on a card.
• Browse a company’s homepage using a Web browser.
• Search card data from text of other applications.
• Using CardMinder Mobile Viewer, check card data on another computer not installed
with CardMinder.
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1.3 System Requirements
1.3 System Requirements
CardMinder runs on the system of the following environment:
Operating system (*1)
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
CPU (*2)
Recommended: Intel® Core™2
Duo Processor 2.2 GHz or higher
Recommended: Intel® Core™2
Duo Processor 2.2 GHz or higher
Minimum: Intel® Pentium® III Processor 600 MHz or higher
Minimum: Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 1.8 GHz or higher
Memory (*2)
Recommended: 1 GB or more
Minimum: 256 MB or more
Recommended: 1 GB or more
Minimum: 512 MB or more
Hard disk space
280 MB or more of free disk space required (*3)
Display
1024 x 768 pixels or more required
DVD-ROM drive
Required for installation
Image scanner
ScanSnap (*4) or the scanner that complies to TWAIN standards
(Required when scanning cards)
Web browser
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Removable media
8 MB or more of free disk space required (required for Mobile Linkage
function)
*1: It is recommended the operating system be used with the latest Service Pack applied.
*2: If the system requirements for the scanner are higher than the above requirements, it is recommended to use CardMinder in the operating environment that meets the system requirements
for the scanner or higher.
*3: To save data of one card (scanning with Duplex, Color, and Best), 250 KB of disk space is
required.
Estimate the total amount of necessary disk space according to the number of cards.
*4: ScanSnap is a color image scanner. For more details, visit our website at:
http://scansnap.fujitsu.com
To recognize and view Japanese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), and Korean cards,
change the settings as follows:
• Windows 2000
- Select [Control Panel]→[Regional Options]→the [General] tab. Select [Japanese], [Simplified Chinese], [Traditional Chinese], or [Korean] under [Language settings for the system].
- Install Universal Font (Arial Unicode MS) from the Setup Disk of Microsoft Office 2000 or
later version.
• Windows XP
- Select [Control Panel]→[Regional and Language Options]→the [Languages] tab. Select
[Install files for East Asian languages] under [Supplemental Language support].
- Install Universal Font (Arial Unicode MS) from the Setup Disk of Microsoft Office 2000 or
later version.
• Windows Vista
- Install Universal Font (Arial Unicode MS) from the Setup Disk of Microsoft Office 2003 or
later version.
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1.3 System Requirements
The following cards can be used in CardMinder.
Types of cards
Cards scanned with the ScanSnap or scanners compliant with TWAIN
standards
Size
• When using the ScanSnap
•
Smaller than A6 size
When using a TWAIN-compliant scanner
Sizes that can be scanned with the scanner to be used
Side for character recognition
Front
Recognizable characters
Characters with a point size of 6 to 28
• To recognize characters on the back of a card image, click
•
on the [Image
Operation] tab and switch the front and back of the card image, before running the recognition process.
Handwritten characters cannot be recognized.
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1.4 Starting Up and Closing
1.4 Starting Up and Closing
This section describes how to start up and close CardMinder.
■ CardMinder
The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder are as follows.
Starting Up
Follow the procedure below.
1. Select the [Start] menu→[All Programs]→[CardMinder]→[CardMinder].
⇒ CardMinder starts.
• You can also start up CardMinder in the following ways.
- Double-click on the desktop shortcut (
•
•
).
- Click the [Show CardMinder] button (
) in the [Image Toolbar] on the CardMinder
Viewer window.
At the first startup, a CardMinder database is created for each user. The default data storage
location is:
Drive name: \Users\<username>\Documents\CardMinder\ENTRYDB.BID
(For Windows 2000 or Windows XP, Drive name: \Documents and Settings\<username>\My
Documents\CardMinder\ENTRYDB.BID)
For each subsequent time, the contents of the last used CardMinder database are shown
when CardMinder starts up.
Closing
Follow the procedure below.
1. Click the [Application Button] (
).
⇒ The Application Menu appears.
2. Click the [Exit] button in the Application Menu.
⇒ CardMinder is closed.
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1.4 Starting Up and Closing
You can also close CardMinder in the following ways.
• Click the [Close] button (
) in the title bar.
• Double-click the [Application Button] (
).
■ CardMinder Viewer
The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder Viewer are as follows.
Starting Up
Follow the procedure below.
1. Select the [Start] menu→[All Programs]→[CardMinder]→[CardMinder
Viewer].
⇒ CardMinder Viewer starts.
• When CardMinder Viewer is started, you can select a character string in another program,
•
and use it to search for card data by pressing the [Alt] + [F3] keys (shortcut key). CardMinder
Viewer can also be started in the following ways.
After the search is complete, CardMinder Viewer appears, and the card data matching the
selected character string is displayed.
CardMinder Viewer can also be displayed in the following ways.
- Double-click the CardMinder Viewer icon (
) in the taskbar.
- Select [Show CardMinder Viewer] from the menu displayed by right-clicking the Card
Minder Viewer icon (
) in the taskbar.
Closing
Follow the procedure below.
1. Right-click the CardMinder Viewer icon (
) in the task bar, and select
[Exit] from the displayed menu.
⇒ CardMinder Viewer is closed.
• When CardMinder Viewer is closed, you cannot search card data from another application.
• You can also close CardMinder Viewer in the following ways.
- Click the [Close] button (
- Double-click
) in the title bar.
in the title bar.
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1.4 Starting Up and Closing
■ CardMinder Mobile Viewer
The procedures for starting up and closing CardMinder Mobile Viewer are as follows.
Starting Up
Follow the procedure below.
1. Connect the removable media containing CardMinder Mobile Viewer and
the card data, to a computer other than the computer with which scanning was performed.
The program and card data must be stored on the removable media using CardMinder. For
more details, refer to CardMinder Help.
2. Select the [Start] menu→[Computer].
For Windows 2000 or Windows XP, select the [Start] menu→[My Computer].
3. Select the connected removable media.
4. Double-click the [BzCardViewer.exe] icon.
⇒ The [Password Entry] dialog box appears.
5. Enter the required password for starting up CardMinder Mobile Viewer.
6. Click the [OK] button.
⇒ CardMinder Mobile Viewer starts.
• When the [Mobile linkage setting] dialog box is open, CardMinder Mobile Viewer cannot be
started. Close the [Mobile linkage setting] dialog box, and start CardMinder Mobile Viewer.
• The password required to start up CardMinder Mobile Viewer is the password specified on
the [Mobile linkage setting] dialog box.
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1.4 Starting Up and Closing
Closing
Follow the procedure below.
1. Click the [Close] button (
) in the title bar.
⇒ CardMinder Mobile Viewer is closed.
You can also close CardMinder Mobile Viewer by double-clicking
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in the title bar.
Chapter 2
Operation Windows
This chapter describes details of windows for operating CardMinder.
CardMinder is used to manage card data on the CardMinder window.
By using the CardMinder Viewer window, card data from other applications can be searched.
By using the CardMinder Mobile Viewer window, card data scanned with a computer can be
checked on another computer.
2.1
CardMinder Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
2.2
CardMinder Viewer Window. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.3
CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
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2.1 CardMinder Window
2.1 CardMinder Window
This window is used to manage card data.
The composition of the CardMinder window is as follows.
Application Button
Ribbon
Database Saving Folder
Quick Access Toolbar
Card Image
Basic Search Toolbar
Card Data List
Status Bar
Folder List
Edit Data
Attached File
Mini Toolbar
• Application Button
Performs CardMinder database operations, shows card data, prints card images,
configures CardMinder options, or closes CardMinder.
This button can also be used to show recently used CardMinder database and card
data.
• Quick Access Toolbar
Contains shortcuts for Ribbon functions.
This toolbar can be customized to include shortcuts for commonly used functions.
It can be arranged above or below the Ribbon.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
• Ribbon
Contains necessary commands for operations, arranged in groups as tabs.
Card scanning or card data editing operations are arranged according to type, and
assigned to a tab as follows.
− [Home] tab
− [Data Editing] tab
− [Image Operation] tab
− [View] tab
− [Recognize Item] tab
• Basic Search Toolbar
You can search the card data in all folders in the currently displayed CardMinder
database.
Enter a "Full Name" or a "Company" to search for in the input field, and press the
[Enter] key on the keyboard to search.
If multiple card data is found, click [Find Previous] or [Find Next] to switch between
data shown on the Card Image pane.
• Database Saving Folder
Shows the database saving folder for the currently displayed CardMinder database.
• Folder List
Categorizes card data into the following folders for management according to
intended use.
Folder name
Description
Inbox
Stores the card data not transferred to the export target application.
Exported
Stores the card data transferred to the export target application.
Mobile
Stores the card data for mobile linkage (data to be used on other computers).
Trash
Stores card data deleted from the [Inbox] and [Exported] folders.
• Card Data List
Shows a list of card data that is being managed for a selected folder.
• Card Image
Shows the image of the card selected in the Card Data List pane.
The Mini Toolbar can be displayed by using rectangle selection or right-clicking.
• Mini Toolbar
Contains shortcuts for frequently used functions.
• Attached File
Shows files attached to the card.
• Edit Data
Shows the OCRed text for the card shown in the Card Image pane.
Character strings for recognized items can be directly corrected with the keyboard.
A blue rectangle appears over the character string on the card image that correspond to the currently selected item.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
Select the range containing a person’s full name or company name in the card image
to be re-recognized, and click the corresponding button,
or
. The re-recognition process takes place over the
selected range only, and the OCRed text is overwritten in the corresponding field.
• Status Bar
Shows the following information. You can also switch between showing and hiding
the information.
− Number of selected cards
− The position of the selected card data/the number of cards shown in the Card
Data List pane
− Selected folder
− Recognition language
− Image magnification (display magnification of the selected card image)
− Zoom slider (slider used to change the display magnification of the card image)
Ribbon Buttons
The names and functions of buttons shown in the Ribbon are as follows:
• [Home] tab
Button icon
Button name
Description
Scanner
Clicking
scans cards with a scanner.
Clicking
switches between Simplex and
Duplex scanning mode.
When
is clicked, the [Scanner
settings] dialog box appears, and scanning settings
can be specified.
Recognize
Clicking
selected language.
Click
guage.
E-mail
recognizes card data by the
to select the recognition lan-
Sets the e-mail address shown in the Edit Data pane
as the e-mail recipient address, and starts the e-mail
software.
If multiple card data is selected, sets multiple e-mail
recipient addresses, and starts the e-mail software.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
Button icon
Button name
Webpage
Description
Sets the URL shown in the Edit Data pane, and
starts the Web browser.
If multiple card data is selected, operation is not possible.
Application
Clicking
sends the OCRed text to the
selected application.
Click
Mobile Linkage
to change the application.
Copies CardMinder Mobile Viewer and card data in
the selected folder to a removable disk.
• [Data Editing] Tab
Button icon
Button name
Description
Select All
Selects all previewed card data in the Card Data List
pane.
Delete
Deletes the selected OCRed text or card data.
Clicking [Clear Text] deletes the selected OCRed
text.
Clicking [Delete Data] deletes the selected card
data.
Paste
Pastes the cut or copied text.
Cut
Cuts the selected text.
Copy
Copies the selected text.
Undo
Undoes the last operation (cut, paste or delete).
Add
Adds an attachment file to the card data.
If multiple card data is selected, operation is not possible.
Rename File
Renames the selected attachment file.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
Button icon
Button name
Description
Delete File
Deletes the selected attachment file.
Properties
Shows the properties of the selected attachment file.
• [Image Operation] Tab
Button icon
Button name
Description
Rotate
Clicking
rotates the front of the selected
card data image by 90 degrees.
Click
to select the side and the angle to
rotate.
If multiple card data is selected, operation is not possible.
Swap Images
(Front and
Back)
Swaps between the front and back images of the
selected card data.
If multiple card data is selected, operation is not possible.
• [View] Tab
Button icon
Button name
Description
Show/Hide
Shows/hides the following panes and Database Saving Folder.
• Folder List
• Card Image
• Attached File
• Edit Data
Zoom
Specify the level to zoom the card images.
Clicking [6%], [12%], [25%], [50%], [75%], [100%],
[150%], or [200%] displays the card image according
to the specified magnification.
Clicking [Zoom in] zooms in on a card image by one
level.
Clicking [Zoom out] zooms out on a card image by
one level.
Front Side
Shows only the front of a card image in the Card
Image pane.
Back Side
Shows only the back of a card image in the Card
Image pane.
Auto
Automatically determines to split the Card Image
pane vertically or horizontally to view both sides of a
card image.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
Button icon
Button name
Description
Split View
Vertically
Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the
Card Image pane vertically.
Split View
Horizontally
Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the
Card Image pane horizontally.
Fit to Area
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height and
width.
Fit Height
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height.
Fit Width
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane width.
Default location
Reset the layout and size of each pane to their
default status.
• [Recognize Item] Tab
Button icon
Button name
Description
Full Name
Recognizes the full name in a selected area.
Company
Recognizes the company in a selected area.
Department
Recognizes the department in a selected area.
Job Title
Recognizes the job title in a selected area.
ZIP/Postal
Codes
Recognizes the ZIP/postal codes in a selected area.
Address
Recognizes the address in a selected area.
Phone Number
Recognizes the telephone number in a selected
area.
Fax Number
Recognizes the fax number in a selected area.
Mobile Phone
Recognizes the mobile phone number in a selected
area.
E-mail
Recognizes the e-mail address in a selected area.
Website
Address
Recognizes the website address in a selected area.
Memo
Recognizes the memo in a selected area.
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2.1 CardMinder Window
The [Recognize Item] tab is only shown when an area of a card image is selected.
Mini Toolbar
The names and functions of buttons shown in the Mini Toolbar are as follows:
Button
Button name
Description
Fit to Area
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height and width.
Fit Height
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane height.
Fit Width
Fits a card image to the Card Image pane width.
Zoom In
Enlarges a card image step by step for each click.
When this button is clicked, the shape of the cursor is changed to
(*1)(*2)
(*1)(*2)
(*1)(*2)
(*1)(*2)
.
Zoom Out
(*1)(*2)
Reduces a card image step by step for each click.
When this button is clicked, the shape of the cursor is changed to
.
Rotate
(*2)
Rotates a card image 90 degrees clockwise.
Click
to select the side and the angle to rotate.
Front Side
Shows only the front of a card image.
Back Side
Shows only the back of a card image.
Auto
Automatically determines to split the Card Image pane vertically
or horizontally to view both sides of a card image.
(*2)(*3)
Split View Vertically
Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the Card Image
pane vertically.
(*2)(*3)
Split View Horizontally
Shows both sides of a card image by splitting the Card Image
pane horizontally.
Swap Images
(Front and Back)
Swaps between the front and back of a card image.
(*2)
Recognize
Recognizes text by the selected language.
(*2)(*3)
(*2)(*3)
(*2)(*3)
(*1)(*2)
(*1)
Click
to select the recognition language.
Full Name
Recognizes the full name in a selected area.
Company
Recognizes the company in a selected area.
Department
Recognizes the department in a selected area.
(*1)
(*1)
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2.1 CardMinder Window
Button
Button name
Description
Job Title
Recognizes the job title in a selected area.
ZIP/Postal Codes
Recognizes the ZIP/postal codes in a selected area.
Address
Recognizes the address in a selected area.
Phone Number
Recognizes the telephone number in a selected area.
Fax Number
Recognizes the fax number in a selected area.
Mobile Phone
Recognizes the mobile phone number in a selected area.
E-mail
Recognizes the e-mail address in a selected area.
Website Address
Recognizes the website address in a selected area.
Memo
Recognizes the memo in a selected area.
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
(*1)
*1: Displayed when you make a rectangle selection or right-click on a rectangle
selection on the Card Image pane.
*2: Displayed when you keep the cursor on the same place for more than one second, or right-click without making a rectangle selection, on the Card Image pane.
*3: Displayed when you keep the cursor on the same place for more than one second or right-click on the Card Image pane on which "No Image" is shown.
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2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window
2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window
This window is used to search card data quickly.
The composition of the CardMinder Viewer window is as follows.
Image Toolbar
Search Text
Card Image
Attachment Pane
Search Result Data List
• Image Toolbar
Shows the buttons used for card operations in the Card Image pane.
The composition of the Image Toolbar is as follows.
Button
Button name
Description
Show List
Shows/hides the Search Result Data
List.
Hand Tool
Use to drag and scroll a card image on
the Card Image pane.
Zoom In Tool
Zooms in on a clicked point on the Card
Image pane.
When this button is clicked, the shape
of the cursor is changed to
Zoom Out Tool
.
Zooms out on a clicked point on the
Card Image pane.
When this button is clicked, the shape
of the cursor is changed to
.
Show Front
Shows only the front of a card image.
Show Back
Shows only the back of a card
image.This can be used if the card has
a back image.
Top
Shows the first card of the search
results.
Previous
Shows the previous card of the currently selected card image.
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2.2 CardMinder Viewer Window
Button
Button name
Description
Show Count of Business
Card
Shows "the position of the selected card
data/the number of cards as research
results".
Next
Shows the next card of the currently
selected card image.
Last
Shows the last card image of the search
results.
Show CardMinder
Shows the selected card data in the
CardMinder window.
Attachment Pane
Shows/hides the Attachment Pane.
• Search Text
Enter the character string for the required card data to be searched for (for example
for "Full Name" or "Company").
• Search Result Data List
A list of the card data found as a result of the character string entered in [Search
Text:] is shown.
This window may be hidden and will be displayed when more than one card is found.
Clicking
arranges the card data in order of full names.
Clicking
arranges the card data in order of company names.
Full names or companies are sorted according to the order of character codes.
• Card Image
Shows the image of the card data selected in the Search Result Data List.
• Attachment Pane
Shows the files attached to the card data as icons.
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2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window
2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window
Card data scanned with a computer can be checked on another computer in this window.
Image Toolbar
Search Text
Card Data Pane
Search Result Data List
• Image Toolbar
Buttons for operating CardMinder Mobile Viewer are shown on the Image Toolbar.
The composition of the Image Toolbar is as follows.
Button
Button name
Description
Show List
Shows/hides the Search Result Data List.
Show Front
Shows only the front of a card image. It is enabled
when the card images are transferred to the removable media.
Show Back
Shows only the back of a card image. It is enabled
when the card images are transferred to the removable media and back images exist.
Top
Shows the first card of the search results.
Previous
Shows the previous card of the currently selected
card data.
Show Count of Business Card
Shows "the position of the selected card data/the
number of cards as research results".
Next
Shows the next card of the currently selected card
data.
Last
Shows the last card of the search results.
Image
Switches the view of the card data to an Image View.
It is enabled when the card images are transferred to
the removable media.
Text
Switches the view of the card data to a Text View.
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2.3 CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window
• Search Text
Enter the character string for the required card data to be searched for (for example
for "Full Name" or "Company").
• Search Result Data List
A list of the card data found as a result of the character string entered in [Search
Text] is shown.
This window may be hidden and will be displayed when more than one card is found.
Clicking
Clicking
arranges the card data in order of full names.
arranges the card data in order of company names.
• Card Data Pane
An image or text data of the card selected in the Search Result Data List is shown.
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Chapter 3
Function List
This chapter describes the various functions that can be used in CardMinder.
For details on how to operate CardMinder, refer to the CardMinder Help and CardMinder
Mobile Viewer Help.
For how to start up the Help, refer to "Appendix A Starting Up Help" (page 35).
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■ Scanning Cards
A card loaded in the scanner can be quickly scanned.
The side, color, and resolution of the card to be scanned can also be specified.
■ Recognizing Cards
When a scan is performed, the characters written on a card can be recognized.
The language to be used for recognition can also be changed.
Re-recognition of characters after scanning is also possible.
The following functions are available for re-recognition.
• Re-recognizing a whole card
The text of a whole selected card is re-recognized.
• Re-recognizing a selected area of a card
Text in a selected area of a scanned card is re-recognized.
• Separately re-recognizing a specific item on a scanned card
Select the area containing the character string of the item to be recognized, such as
Full Name or Company, and re-recognize separately.
• Cards written in Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) or Korean cannot be recognized with the
TWAIN-compliant scanner.
• When CardMinder recognizes a Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) or Korean card, the
ScanSnap needs to be ready to scan. Check that the ScanSnap power is on, and that the
ScanSnap icon on the taskbar is shown as
or
.
■ Editing Card Data
Incorrect OCRed text can be corrected by directly inputting character strings with the keyboard.
OCRed text can also be copied, cut, and pasted.
Also, the scan date (Save Date) of a card can be corrected, for example, to the date on which
you obtained the card, or on which the OCRed text was corrected.
■ Managing Card Data
Data of scanned cards can be managed with CardMinder.
For example, a card can be attached with a photograph or profile of the person.
Unnecessary card data can be deleted. Required card data that was deleted can be restored.
However, card data deleted from the CardMinder [Trash] folder cannot be recovered.
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■ Searching Card Data
Required card data can be searched for from within the scanned card data.
The following functions are available for searching.
• Searching with the Basic Search Toolbar (Search the contents of the currently displayed CardMinder database)
Enter a "Full Name" or a "Company" to search for in the Basic Search Toolbar input
field.
• Searching with Shortcut Key (Search the contents of the last used CardMinder database)
In another application, select the character string to be searched for, and press the
shortcut key ([Alt] + [F3]).
■ Card Data Handling
Card data can be saved in an interacting application, and checked on other computers.
If an e-mail or website address included on a card, an e-mail software or web browser can be
launched.
If card data of a language not supported by the operating system (OS) is exported, the characters may not be displayed properly according to the interacting application.
Example: If you attempt to display German in a Japanese OS.
Transfer to card data in a language that is supported by the operating system.
■ Editing Card Images
A card image can be easily edited.
The following editing functions are available:
• Saving card images
Card images can be saved to PDF files.
• Editing image data
The front and back images can be swapped, and the card image can be rotated.
• Changing the image display
The level to zoom the images can be changed, and you can view the front or back of
an image.
• Printing card images
The list of card images can be printed.
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■ Managing the CardMinder Database
A CardMinder database for storing card data can be created, viewed, protected with a password, backed up and restored.
Also, the database saving folder can be checked in CardMinder.
Using the CardMinder database, the currently used CardMinder settings can be moved to
another computer.
■ Window Operations
Windows, panes, or Ribbon menus can be shown/hidden. For the Folder List, Card Image
pane, Edit Data pane, and Attached File pane, it is possible to change the position of the
pane.
■ Changing the Settings
The CardMinder window coloration, scan performance, and shortcuts shown in the Quick
Access Toolbar can be changed.
Also, the method for opening CardMinder Viewer can be changed.
■ Online Update
In an effort to improve the usability and functionality of CardMinder, program updates are provided when available. CardMinder can automatically detect whether the latest program
(Update Pack) is available, and update the program.
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Chapter 4
User Authority
This chapter describes user authority to use CardMinder.
• For Windows 2000 or Windows XP Professional
You must be authorized as Standard User (Power Users group) or higher levels of
user to log on and use this software.
• For Windows XP Home Edition
You must be authorized as the computer administrator to log on and use this software.
• For Windows Vista
You must be authorized as Standard User or higher levels of user to log on and use
this software.
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Appendix A
Starting Up Help
This appendix describes how to start up Help when using CardMinder.
■ CardMinder Help
CardMinder Help can be started up in the following way:
Starting Up from the CardMinder Window
To start up Help while using CardMinder, press the [F1] key on the keyboard, or click the
[Help] button (
) next to the Basic Search Toolbar.
Starting Up from the CardMinder Viewer Window
To start up Help while using CardMinder Viewer, press the [F1] key on the keyboard. In this
case, topics for the CardMinder Viewer window will be shown.
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Starting Up from the [Help] Button on the Displayed Window
When using CardMinder, if the [Help] button is shown on the displayed window, clicking the
[Help] button starts up Help. In this case, topics for the currently displayed window will be
shown. It can also be displayed by pressing the [F1] key on the keyboard.
■ CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help
CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help can be started up in the following way:
Starting Up from the CardMinder Mobile Viewer Window
To start up Help while using CardMinder Mobile Viewer, press the [F1] key on the keyboard.
Directly Opening the Help Files
Double-clicking the [MobileViewer.chm] icon in the connected removable media (for example,
USB memory) opens the Help files.
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Appendix B
Installing/Uninstalling
This appendix describes how to install and uninstall CardMinder.
■ Installing
For details on how to install CardMinder, refer to ScanSnap Getting Started.
■ Uninstalling
For details on how to uninstall CardMinder, refer to the ScanSnap Operator's Guide.
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Index
A
E
Application Button ...................................... 18
Edit Data..................................................... 19
Attached File .............................................. 19
editing card data......................................... 31
Attachment Pane ....................................... 27
editing card images .................................... 32
Exported folder ........................................... 19
B
F
Basic Search Toolbar................................. 19
Folder List................................................... 19
C
function list ................................................. 30
card data handling ..................................... 32
Card Data List ............................................ 19
H
Card Data Pane ......................................... 29
[Home] tab.................................................. 20
Card Image
CardMinder Viewer window ................. 27
I
CardMinder window ............................. 19
[Image Operation] tab................................. 22
CardMinder .................................................. 8
Image Toolbar
CardMinder functions................................. 30
CardMinder Mobile Viewer window ...... 28
CardMinder Mobile Viewer window...... 17, 28
CardMinder Viewer window.................. 26
CardMinder Viewer window ................. 17, 26
Inbox folder................................................. 19
CardMinder window ............................. 17, 18
installing ..................................................... 37
changing the settings ................................. 33
closing
K
CardMinder .......................................... 13
keyword ...................................................... 10
CardMinder Mobile Viewer................... 16
CardMinder Viewer .............................. 14
M
managing card data.................................... 31
D
managing the CardMinder database .......... 33
[Data Editing] tab ....................................... 21
Mini Toolbar..........................................19, 24
Database Saving Folder ............................ 19
Mobile folder............................................... 19
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Index
O
T
OCR ............................................................. 9
tab
online update ............................................. 33
Data Editing .......................................... 21
operation windows ..................................... 17
Home .................................................... 20
Image Operation................................... 22
P
Recognize Item..................................... 23
PIM............................................................... 9
View...................................................... 22
Trash folder ................................................ 19
Q
U
Quick Access Toolbar ................................ 18
uninstalling ................................................. 37
user authority.............................................. 34
R
[Recognize Item] tab .................................. 23
recognizing cards....................................... 31
V
Ribbon........................................................ 19
[View] tab.................................................... 22
Ribbon buttons........................................... 20
W
S
window operations...................................... 33
scanning cards........................................... 31
ScanSnap .................................................. 11
Search Result Data List
CardMinder Mobile Viewer window...... 29
CardMinder Viewer window ................. 27
Search Text
CardMinder Mobile Viewer window...... 29
CardMinder Viewer window ................. 27
searching card data ................................... 32
starting up
CardMinder .......................................... 13
CardMinder Help ............................ 35, 37
CardMinder Mobile Viewer................... 15
CardMinder Mobile Viewer Help .......... 36
CardMinder Viewer .............................. 14
Status Bar .................................................. 20
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CardMinder™
User’s Guide
P2WW-2640-01ENZ0
Issue date December 2008
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